Tag Archives: E-Government

Getting libraries ready for the election season

The midterm elections are steadily approaching, and libraries need to be prepared. Want to learn more about how the November elections will affect libraries? Don’t miss this year’s ALA Washington Update session at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference, where former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will discuss the upcoming national election season and detail the ways that the political ... Read More »

How accessible is online government information?

The article below comes from guest blogger Pat Ball, who serves as the branch manager of the Cobb County Public Library System in Marietta, Georgia. The E-Government Act was passed in December of 2002. On November 7, 2007 the E-Government Reauthorization Act of 2007 was introduced. The bill would amend and reauthorize appropriations for the E-Government Act.   Needless to say ... Read More »

Learning Opportunity: Helping Patrons Find Jobs

Public librarians now have a second opportunity to learn ways to provide job-related e-government services to patrons. Watch archived footage of the webinar “E-Government in Action: Matching People with Jobs,” which was hosted by the American Library Association in early May. View the webinar now. As part of the webinar, participants will hear from numerous e-government grant recipients on innovative ... Read More »

E-Government Webinar Video Now Available

Webinar video from the ALA webinar “Libraries & E-government” is now available. The online seminar focuses on helping public libraries provide their patrons with government services. As part of the webinar, participants will learn: How to use www.libegov.org, an easy-to-use web tool that helps libraries serve the e-government needs of their communities. How to use the virtual Ask A Librarian ... Read More »

Act Now: Another Free E-Government Webinar for Public Librarians

Due to popular demand, the American Library Association will host another free e-government webinar for public librarians on May 1, 2013. Librarians who take part in the new webinar, titled “E-Government in Action: Matching People with Jobs,” will learn how to provide job-related e-government services to patrons. Register now The new webinar will focus on the ways that libraries can ... Read More »